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What is a .top domain?

From a first glance, the .TOP domain tells internet users you are a top destination on the internet. .TOP is the second most registered New gTLD ever and being enthusiastically adopted by small and large companies establishing themselves as a top brand in their industry including the likes of Amazon, Apple, Chanel, Google, Lego, Yahoo and more, who all have their brands registered in .TOP. The term "top" is easily recognized, making it the natural choice for a businesses' online presence striving for the best and not stopping until they reach the top! The .TOP domain is versatile and attention-grabbing, adding a serious boost to your personal and professional brand.

A .TOP domain name is short, professional and memorable helping you improve your search engine rank with keywords directly in the URL. The future of the internet is new and precise domain names that give customers a taste of your brand before they even visit your website. Establish yourself as an industry leader, enhance your online marketing, and differentiate your brand from the competition with .TOP domain, because top names are more often remembered and spoken of.

How do I buy a .top domain?

Looking to buy a .top domain name? You've come to the right place! Jiangsu Bangning, the registry authorized to operate the .top domain, has accredited 101domain to provide domain registration services for .top domains.

  • You can trust 101domain to do it right, because domain names are our specialty.
  • 101domain is uniquely positioned to help guide you through the .top registration process.
  • Our business was built on providing simple and timely domain registration services, and superior support once you have your name.
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101domain is .top Accredited

How do I transfer a .top domain?

Transferring your .top domain name is a fast and easy process. Get started by clicking "Transfer Now" below, and our Domain Specialists will help you navigate the process. Every .top domain transfer into 101domain includes an additional year(s) renewal, so you're not losing any time, just saving money and gaining the access to the largest portfolio of extensions in the business and 101domain's powerful domain management system.

Starting @ 8.49 USD / yr

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FAQs for .top

.top domain names are available for 1-10 years.
The domain registration time frame for .top during general availability is Instant.
Domain Names must:
  • have minimum of 1 and a maximum of 63 characters;
  • begin with a letter or a number and end with a letter or a number;
  • use the English character set and may contain letters (i.e., a-z, A-Z),numbers (i.e. 0-9) and dashes (-) or a combination of these;
  • neither begin with, nor end with a dash;
  • not contain a dash in the third and fourth positions (e.g. www.ab- -cd.top); and
  • not include a space (e.g. www.ab cd.top).
Trustee Service helps you satisfy most local presence requirements when there are restrictions on registering a domain name. Trustee Service is not available for this extension.
101domain.com offers hosting and email service for .top. You can order hosting, email service and SSL certificates at checkout or you can contact sales.
Trustee service is non-transferable. If you are using our Trustee Service, you must update ownership according to .top requirements before transfer out can be started.
Yes. You can activate Private Registration during the purchase of a new domain.
In accordance with ICANN, Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) have a 40 day "Grace period" in which a domain name can be renewed without incurring an additional fee. It is important to note however that your domain will no longer resolve on the day it expires. After the 40 day grace period, there is a 30 day "Redemption Period" in which you can renew your domain name for an additional $150 USD.
Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd. manages the registration of domain names with the .top Top Level Domain.

You may visit them here: Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd..

Domain Requirements for .top

Some domain names may be permanently or temporarily reserved or restricted for registry operations, as premium domain names or to comply with ICANN requirements.

To comply with ICANN requirements, all two-character domains shall be initially reserved, however may be released in the future. In addition reserved names for a) International Olympic Committee, b) International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, and c) Intergovernmental Organizations, for new gTLDs., are not available in accordance with ICANN. The list of these names can be found here.

How do I renew a .top domain?

Renewing your domain name is simple! Just click "Renew Now" below, or log into your Account Manager, select your .top domain name that you would like to renew, select the term of your renewal, and check out. That's it!

We also offer Auto-Renew—a great way to keep your domain name up-to-date without having to worry about letting them accidentally expire. Check your Account Settings to find out if you have it enabled.

Starting @ 9.99 USD / yr

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What are the available languages for .top?

The domain name supports multiple language formats. You can register your domain name in the following languages by just entering your domain search using the appropriate language character set in the search field:

  • Chinese Simplified
  • Chinese Traditional
  • French
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
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